Wednesday, 28 February 2007

Writing about music

Watching the audience at a any large enough concert—a hundred thousand people all bouncing up and down in a near-unison that creates ripples and waves like the wind in a wheatfield—gives the lie to the idea that ‘dancing about architecture’ is in any sense an inappropriate way of thinking about music. The solidity of music, manifested in its pervasive, unshakeable, rooted and massy Fanbase, is precisely architectural.

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